Committee on Military Nutrition Research: Activity Report 1992-1994
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Committee on Military Nutrition Research:
Activity Report 1992-1994
(1994)
Overview

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Topics

  • Food and Nutrition — Nutrition - Other
  • Health and Medicine — Military and Veterans

Publication Info

176 pages | 6 x 9
Contents

Table of Contents

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Front Matter i-xiv
Summary 1-2
Background and Introduction 3-8
The Relationship of Soldier Body Composition to Physical Performance 9-12
Nutritional Requirements for Work in Hot Environments 13-16
Military Nutrition Research at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center 17-22
Military Recommended Dietary Allowances 23-26
Project Review of the Nutritional Intervention Study of the Ranger Training Class, 11/92 (Ranger II) 27-30
Military Nutrition Research in Historical Perspective 31-32
Can Food Components Be Used to Enhance Soldier Performance? 33-36
Underconsumption Field Rations: What Can Be Employed to this Problem of Military Strategies Overcome? 37-40
Use of Carbohydrate-Electrolyte Solutions for Fluid Replacement 41-44
Nutritional Requirements for Work in Cold and High Altitude Environments 45-48
References 49-50
Appendixes 51-52
Appendix A Meetings of the Committee on Military Nutrition Research April 1, 1992–November 30, 1994 53-56
Appendix B Biographical Sketches of Members of the Committee on Military Nutrition Research April 1, 1992-November 57-66
Appendix C Letter Report: Research Progress Review of the Pennington Biomedical Research Center Submitted May 1992 67-76
Appendix D Letter Military Review Proposals Nutrition of Three from the Biomedical Report: Committee on Research Research… 77-96
Appendix E Conclusions and Recommendations from the Workshop Report: Body Composition and Physical Performance Submitted… 97-102
Appendix F Conclusions and Recommendations from the Workshop Report: Nutritional Needs in Hot Environments Submitted March… 103-114
Appendix G Conclusions and Recommendations from the Brief Report: Review of the Results of Nutritional Intervention, Ranger… 115-128
CONCLUSION 129-130
SPECIFIC RECOMMENDATIONS FOR RANGER TRAINING 131-131
AREAS FOR FUTURE RESEARCH 132-132
Suggestions for Additional Analyses of the Ranger I and II Data 133-134
Suggestions for Specific Future Studies of Ranger Training 135-135
REFERENCES 136-136
Appendix H Summary and Recommendations the Workshop Report: Fluid Replacement and Heat Stress, third printing Submitted… 137-144
Appendix I Conclusions and Recommendations from the Workshop Report: Food Components to Enhance Performance Submitted May… 145-161
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National Research Council. Committee on Military Nutrition Research: Activity Report 1992-1994. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 1994.

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